I came out here for a different reason; an old friend of mine has been calling to me in my dreams. But now that I see these small things with their machines making a big hole in the ground, it makes my blood boil.
From what I can see, these dwarves, as they are known, are digging up artifacts; artifacts that could be important to our past.
I want you to go down there and get these things for me. Don't let any of those dwarves stand in your way.
How many artifacts have you managed to gather from this Steel Gate?
<The sage grunts his approval at your actions on his behalf.>
Perhaps I will be able to find the time soon to study these artifacts and come to an understanding of their significance.
But now there are more pressing matters to attend to.